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GUST Faculty Fellowship to UMSL





2016 Summer Faculty Fellowship

Gulf University for Science and Technology (GUST)

University of Missouri at St. Louis (UMSL)



Gulf University for Science and Technology (GUST) announces fellowships for research and development at the University of Missouri at St. Louis (UMSL) during the 2016 summer session.                                                   


The Summer Faculty Fellowship provides a stipend of up to KD 3,000 in support of GUST faculty activities including research, writing, and program development. The Office of the Vice President for Academic Affairs administers these funds with the guidance of the applicant's College Dean and Head of Department.


Nature and Purpose of Fellowship

The GUST Summer Faculty Fellowship is designed to recognize exceptional faculty contributions to the university and the academic community through commitment to scholarship, research, and creativity. The Summer Faculty Fellowship acknowledges outstanding work by GUST faculty members and encourages fellowship recipients to share that excellence with colleagues, students, and the academic community. Specifically, the purpose of the fellowship is to support collaborative research between GUST and UMSL faculty.


Criteria for Consideration

Candidates for the Summer Faculty Fellowship should be full-time GUST faculty members and employed at GUST for the 2016-2017 academic year. Interested faculty must have exhibited genuine interest in scholarship, research, and creativity; maintained high standards of quality and integrity among academic peers; fostered interest and involvement of students and colleagues in scholarship and creative work; and demonstrated a significant contribution to scholarship, research, and creativity at GUST. Candidates should also have established linkages with UMSL faculty and should have a coherent intellectual project for pursuit during the fellowship.


Procedure for Applications

The faculty member should submit his/her proposal, application (attached below), CV and letters of support to the Office of the Vice President for Academic Affairs by the established deadline (Thursday, February 18th, 2016). The proposal must have the approval of the Head of Department and the Dean. 


Selection Process

The President will appoint members of a selection committee, which will be chaired by the Vice President for Academic Affairs. The Vice President for Academic Affairs will solicit advice from the GUST liaison office at UMSL as to the suitability and coordination of the proposed fellowships. After review of the applications, the Selection Committee may request additional information and/or schedule interviews with prospective fellows.  Fellowship recipients must submit a two page final report by Thursday, October 6th, 2016.



Announcement of Recipient


The recipient(s) of the 2016 GUST Summer Faculty Fellowship will be announced by the Office of the Vice President for Academic Affairs by the end of March 2016.


Please submit all the required documentation along with your application form to the Office of the Vice President for Academic Affairs (room W2-209).


For more information, please find attached the Faculty Fellowship Application and Regulation forms.